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Back in March last year (March 2015 that is) I was at an event in Harrogate talking to Robin (Harrogate Hunters) and Steve (Mad Yokel) – or rather I was listening to them discussing the …

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Explorer 297

Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

Genealogy

My research into the various branches of my family tree

Geocaching

Stories from my Geocaching adventures

WASH

Weekends Away in Sunny Hunstanton

Wharfedale Plus

The adventures of the Waffle-Ale group

WASH 1997
Sat, 5/09/09 – 18:20 | No Comment
WASH 1997

For several years, including 1997 I suffered from a terrible affliction on the Friday night at WASH called ‘not having a clue what happened’ some believe the incidences were perhaps caused by a large intake …

WASH 1996
Thu, 3/09/09 – 9:59 | No Comment
WASH 1996

I think the first WASH cost something like £14… It was £18.50 in 1986 when it went to 3 nights for the first time, by 1996 that price had doubled to £38, and here we …

WASH 1995
Thu, 3/09/09 – 0:35 | No Comment
WASH 1995

One of the most entertaining things about WASH in the past were the trips to the Princess Theatre, this involved a walk of a mile along the seafront (though there was one evening when the …

WASH 1994
Wed, 2/09/09 – 23:44 | No Comment
WASH 1994

The problem with going out with Teachers is that they can’t get time off to go to WASH, in 1994 I was going out with a Teacher and so we couldn’t set off until she …

WASH 1993
Wed, 2/09/09 – 22:37 | No Comment
WASH 1993

The Tenth Anniversary… and the only ‘Tin’ in sight was the tins of lager in the Wharfedale caravan !
In 1993 the dates for WASH moved from Mid October to the first Friday in November, three …

WASH 1992
Wed, 2/09/09 – 22:15 | No Comment
WASH 1992

1992, the year we had a true Eurovision superstar at WASH, Johnny Logan, who had won the contest for Ireland in 1980 and 1987 and had written the winning Irish entry earlier in 1992 (for …

WASH 1991
Wed, 2/09/09 – 21:36 | No Comment
WASH 1991

In 1991 I used to go down to Leeds Central group every week as well as my own (Wharfedale) group, so as they were short of transport I ended up taking two girls from Leeds …

WASH 1990
Tue, 1/09/09 – 19:29 | No Comment
WASH 1990

In the early 1990’s WASH was a sell out every year, and there were so many people wanting to go that you had to book as soon as the booking forms came out, or you …

Caches No. 88, 89 & 90 – A Harrogate Trio
Mon, 31/08/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 88, 89 & 90 – A Harrogate Trio

August 31st 2009 –  Ringway Wonder 2  GC152DM – Cache #88
Bank Holiday Monday and I was again in Harrogate shopping, so I did some caching on the way home. This first one was an easy …

WASH 1989
Sun, 30/08/09 – 20:21 | No Comment
WASH 1989

I think 1989 was the first year that I was WASH booking officer for Wharfedale 18 Plus. Now the booking officer doesn’t really have a lot to do, they just have to arrange who is …

WASH 1988
Sun, 30/08/09 – 20:12 | No Comment
WASH 1988

“Agadoo doo doo, push pineapples, shake the tree
Agadoo doo doo, push pineapples, grind coffee”
Yes 1988 was the year Black Lace hit WASH…

What the committee said…

WONDERFUL WASH
The fifth WASH event at Hunstanton was a sell out …

Caches Nos. 82 – 87 – Get My Kicks on Route 66 ?
Sat, 29/08/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 82 – 87 – Get My Kicks on Route 66 ?

A Saturday evening stroll along a popular cache sequence on the banks of the Leeds-Liverpool canal. The canal towpath is designated path number 66 in the National Cycle Network
Being me I parked my car at …